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Seager depositing Addison Reed's pitch into the right-center field seats for a game-tying grand slam.
Considering the weeks that they had, Kyle Seager and Jordan Zimmermann seem completely indispensable to the Seattle Mariners and Washington Nationals, respectively.
Maybe each team will want to go year by year with their contracts until free agency, but both should be approached with generous contract extensions in the coming months.
Seattle doesn't get consistent production from Dustin Ackley, Jesus Montero, Michael Saunders, Justin Smoak or any of its other young hitters expected to seize everyday jobs. Actually, three of those four aren't even on the current active roster.
Seager, on the other hand, batted .407 last week, including a clutch grand slam in extra innings.
Zmmermann has been overshadowed by the hype machine that is Stephen Strasburg and the superior strikeout totals of Gio Gonzalez.
The Nats, however, must be concerned about Strasburg's fragility. After undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2010, Starsburg is back on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his back. Meanwhile, Gonzalez's name appeared in the Biogenesis records, marking the latest chapter of suspected players using performance-enhancing drugs around the majors. His availability could be affected later in 2013.
Not so quietly, Zimmermann is emerging as the clear No. 1 in Washington's rotation. He proved it in two starts this week, both of which culminated in wins for the Nationals (15.0 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 12 K). Of course, it helped that Zimmerman faced the Minnesota Twins and New York Mets.